The table below looks at the statistics for JSP 440 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSP 440 over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 161 - 136
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% - 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.97% - 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £426 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -7.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £60.98 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-41.78% +52.45%
JSP 440
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
309 388 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.92% 10.39% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 222 145
Median daily rate £400 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £277 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £624
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 26
Median hourly rate £41.00 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.51% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £12.60 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%

JSP 440
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing JSP 440 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

JSP 440 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JSP 440
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSP 440 across the North West region.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

JSP 440
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 across the North West region.

JSP 440 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

JSP 440
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSP 440 within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 3 - -
JSP 440
England

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 7 (87.50%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (75.00%) RMADS
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Information Assurance
4 4 (50.00%) CESG
4 4 (50.00%) CLAS
4 4 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) PKI
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) Unix
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) SOA
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) Information Security
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance Practitioner
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) CLAS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) CESG
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Assurance
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) CLAS
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) RMADS
2 4 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP